Membership Newsletter
May 17, 2022

Cookout for the Kids at Hillside
Kiwanis Club of Atlanta first annual  meeting in 1919
Camp Kiwanis in Danielsville, GA
Upcoming Speakers
May 17, 2022 11:45 AM
The Unknown Pandemic: The Opioid Crisis in the US and Worldwide
The Unknown Pandemic: The Opioid Crisis in the US and Worldwide

THIS IS A KCA HYBRID MEETING.  Our Speaker will be joining us IN PERSON!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TO ATTEND IN PERSON.  Registration closes on May 13 at Noon.

To View on Zoom:  Click Here.

Pavle Zelic, Master of Science in Pharmacy, Serbia’s public health official, certified diplomat, international health expert and lecturer, accomplished writer/scriptwriter and a Hubert Humphrey Fellow for 2021/22 at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

After completing master studies on the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade he was headhunted by Big Pharma where he had a rising career for three years. Pavle then took a very demanding position of manager for International Cooperation, European Integrations and Public Relations at the Medicines and Medical Devices Agency of Serbia (“Serbian FDA”) which he holds for 14 years now. In his continuous educations in many fields, stands out the prestigious Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Serbia, where he became best student/valedictorian for the generation 2010/11.

Pavle initiated, negotiating and put into practice many agreements with regulatory authorities worldwide. He is Serbia’s representative but also an expert and elected official in the WHO, many European Union bodies and the Council of Europe on topics like public health communications, counterfeit medicinal products, pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical practices.

Pavle managed and is managing many various-scale (inter)national projects and he organized major professional events in Serbia and abroad. Very prominent in media, his potential was full shown during the COVID-19 pandemic as part of national crisis team, with several thousand reports to his name. He is a lecturer in several faculties in Serbia, and often speaks and presents on international meetings and conferences as well.  He has authored three fiction books, two graphic novels, and edited many more, wrote several movie scripts, and has additional careers in journalism and auctioneering too.

INVOCATION: George Wieder
May 24, 2022 11:45 AM
“Vietnam Odyssey: In search of Tommy Kalil”
May 31, 2022 5:30 PM
Atlanta Botanical Garden
Jun 07, 2022 11:45 AM
"Not Your Father's YMCA"
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Club Information
Learn. Serve. Connect.
Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
The Loudermilk Center
40 Courtland St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
United States of America
(404) 521-1443
Hybrid Meetings Have Begun! We currently have spaces for up to 40 members - email the office for more information or register in the events section on our website at! You can still attend via Zoom!
Venue Map
Breakfast Satellite Location
When we resume in person meetings:
1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 7:30 am
Landmark Diner
3652 Roswell Rd. NW
Atlanta, GA  30352
Club Officers
President Elect
Vice President
Past President
Upcoming Events
Camp Kiwanis Play and Work Day
Camp Kiwanis
May 14, 2022
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
USO Airport Greeting
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
May 14, 2022
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
May 17 - Pavle Zelic - Register In Person
2nd Floor, Loudermilk Conference Center
May 17, 2022
11:45 AM – 1:15 PM
May 24 - Michael McPherson - Register In Person
2nd Floor, Loudermilk Conference Center
May 24, 2022
11:45 AM – 1:15 PM
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KCA 5th Tuesday, May 31 at Atlanta Botanical Garden
Our next 5th Tuesday social and networking event will be May 31 at Atlanta Botanical Garden!  Enjoy light snacks and adult beverages while viewing the marvelous Atlanta Skyline!  RSVP by May 26th - and remember that this takes the place of the Noon Luncheon meeting.
Camp Kiwanis Play Day
You are invited to join us for a volunteer Work & Play Day! Come out to Camp Kiwanis on Saturday, May 14 to help us spruce up camp, before summer! Then join Club members, staff and guests for a BBQ lunch and an afternoon of fun.  RSVP @
Past KCA  Zoom! Virtual Club Meetings for You to Watch!
We have had great speakers during our Kiwanis Club of Atlanta Zoom meetings!  If you couldn't participate, we have saved all of them to Dropbox, but the most recent ones are available through the live link of the speaker name listed below!  Click more to see the list of the most recent speakers and send an email to to let us know which meetings you would like to have. laugh  Remember, you can always check out past speakers by viewing the past bulletins archived on our web site.
Join the KCA Hospitality Committee!
Would you like to get to know our club members better and help greet them as well as our guests at our weekly in person meetings?  If so, then join the Hospitality Committee ... all it takes is a smile!
Automatic In Person Attendance Registration Available!
Are you attending the KCA weekly meetings in person all the time and want to skip the registration process?  Just email Karen at and have your name added to the automatic attendance list.  Easy Peasy.  All we ask is that you let us know when you ARE NOT going to be there so we don't have extra food ordered.  Add your name to the list today and we will see you on Tuesday, Jan 4th!
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